Technoptimist Radio 10/13/21: CRISPR restores vision in colorblind

Join Teresa Carey as she breaks down the latest news on the technology that is solving the world’s biggest problems. In today’s show, Teresa covers how companies are trying to recycle solar panels, solar power batteries in Nigeria, and how CRISPR restored vision in colorblind people.

To learn more about the topics in this episode:

CRISPR partially restores vision in colorblind people
Solar panel recycling: how companies will make it work
Solar power batteries offer Nigerians green energy

About the host:
Teresa Carey is a senior staff writer at, where she covers genetics and the environment. She is also a US Coast Guard licensed captain and a NatGeo Explorer. In addition to Freethink her work can be found in BuzzFeed, Scientific American, PBS NewsHour, NPR Weekend Edition, Smithsonian and more. @teresa_carey